|Brother Jessip - A Whale Made Baby|
Brother Jessip is comprised of two em411ers (i.e. em411.com) who have a love for gated snare and gnarly leads. Their debut album of "A Whale Made Baby" has a rough quality to it that embraces long recording takes coupled with social lubrication. Each track has a nonchalant playfulness about it. The entire album was recorded within a few days and was mastered by the great Utofbu.
Keywords: Brother; Jessip; em411; electronic; Music; Drunk; IDM; ?
|Tom Phonic - Don't Be a Delimiter|
"It's sad that electronic music gets cut into subdivisions, stacked up in silos, and confined to genre ghettos with the names hyphenated together to fit whatever the new style is that just came out this week. In his new release, Tom Phonic ignores all of this to make an eclectic and creative record that opens the party doors wide. The album, "Don't Be a Delimiter" plays with styles but it sounds more like pointillism than collage...
Keywords: IDM; electronic; music; bitkins; tom phonic; rock; awesome
|Ruin - Happy Drone Day - Bitkins Electronic Music Label|
Happy Drone Day is, really, the first official Ruin LP. I say this, although I have released other long play format albums before, because what has been released before have mostly been compilations, or edited into long playing format after the fact. Happy Drone Day is, not so much a spotlight, but a magnifying glass on the Ruin perspective of the drone genre. Barely any of the tracks on the album are strictly drone; but that doesn't matter...
Keywords: ruin; bitkins; electronic music; netlabel; drone; industrial; ambient; noise; computers; vintage; analog; lo-fi; experimental